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View Poll Results: Which format would you prefer for a TOS prequel that does not contradict canon?
Teleplay (television episode) 15 62.50%
Screenplay (feature length film) 9 37.50%
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Old 12-01-2008, 10:58 PM
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Ah. So this is a serious, "pay me" sort of endeavor. I was thinking perhaps you might do it just out of love with hopes of a possible publication.
In that case, definitely go with a teleplay. Obviously, if you're looking to get paid, a screenplay would not stand a chance at getting picked up. Star Trek has officially been relaunched on the big screen with the upcoming movie. From what I know of you, your screenplay would not fit into that established universe at all and would therefore be disregarded. A good teleplay, on the other hand, could be picked up by Cawley and company or even by a network.
I would also suggest going all the way back to the days of April just to add more seperation between your story and the film's story.
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